IBPS RRB Notification 2018 | IBPS RRB Recruitment 2018

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The IBPS RRB 2018 is on its way after the official IBPS RRB  notification was released in the month of June. The preliminary exam for Office Assistants would be conducted in August/September 2018. The prelims for IBPS officers exam (Scale I) would be conducted in the first half of August 2018. The IBPS RRB exam is a national level examination aiming at selecting thousands of candidates for the posts of Officers and Office Assistants in various regional rural banks. The IBPS along with Nodal regional banks and NABARD will start the provisional allotment after the results are declared. Candidates are advised to go through IBPS RRB 2018 Notification article carefully in order to proceed further with the process of recruitment.

IBPS RRB Notification 2018 Overview

This is the brief schedule of the IBPS RRB 2018 Exam. This includes all the major events, dates and mode of examination. Read the whole article for the detailed idea about IBPS RRB recruitment 2018

 Name of the Exam IBPS RRB 2018
Name of the Conducting authority Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Level of the exam Minimum Undergraduate (Completed)
Type All India Type
Mode Application – Online

Examination – Online

Exam Pattern Preliminary – Objective

Main – Objective

Post Offered Officer Scale-I, II, III and Office Assistant
Pay Scale Rs.15000 – Rs. 25000
Number of Vacancies 5249 for Office Assistants,  for Officer Scale

 

IBPS RRB Exam Date 2018

The IBPS RRB exam dates according to IBPS RRB 2018 notification are given below. Any update in the dates would be updated in the list provided below. Applicants can read the detailed article about IBPS RRB prelims dates and IBPS RRB mains date here. Candidates should also note that the IBPS RRB officer scale 1 exam date is different than IBPS RRB office assistant exam date

Events Date(s)
Start of Online
Applications
& Fee Payment
8th June 2018
Last Date for Online
Application
& Fee Payment
2nd July 2018
Download of Call Letters
for Pre-Exam Training
Officer Scale I – July 2018
Office Assistant – July 2018
Date of Pre-
Exam Training
Officer Scale I – 30th July 2018
to 4th August 2018
Office Assistant – 6th August 2018
to 11th August 2018
Download of
Call letters
for Prelims
Officer Scale I – July 2018
Office Assistant – August 2018
Exam Date for Online
Prelims Exam
Officer Scale I – 11th, 12th
& 18th August 2018 (if reqd.)
Office Assistant – 19.08.2018,
25.08.2018 & 01.09.2018
Results for Online
Prelims Exam
Officer Scale I -September 2018
Office Assistant – September 2018
Download of Call
letters for Mains
Officer Scale – I, II & III – September 2018
Office Assistant- September 2018
Exam Date for Online
Mains Exam
Officer Scale I, II, III – 30th September 2018
Office Assistant – 7th October 2018
Results for Online
Mains Exam
Officer Scale I, II, III – October 2018
Download of Call letters
for Interview
Officer Scale – I, II & III – November 2018
Interview for
Officer Scale I, II, III
November 2018
Provisional Allotment All posts – Jan 2019

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IBPS RRB 2018 Exam Date

IBPS RRB 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Now, that we know about the IBPS RRB last date for 2018, we should now look at IBPS RRB 2018 eligibility criteria. Candidates are required to check all the below-mentioned criteria carefully before applying. The Applicants are advised to read the detailed article on the link provided below:

1. Nationality

Fulfilment of either one of the conditions is necessary for taking the IBPS RRB 2018 exam:

  • Must be a citizen of India.
  • Must be a subject of Nepal.
  • Must be a subject of Bhutan.
  • Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 to be settled permanently in India
  • A person of Indian origin migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

2. Age Restriction

Note that 01-September-2018 is the reference date for the purpose of calculation of age. Following are the restrictions for taking the IBPS RRB 2018 Exam:

Name of the Post Age Criteria
Officer scale – I 18 – 30
Officer scale – II 21 – 32
Officer scale – III 21 – 40
Officer Assistant 18 – 28

3. Educational Qualification

To take the IBPS RRB 2018, candidates must have the following qualification in order to meet the demands of a specific post:

S.No. Name of the Post Educational Qualification Desirable Experience
1 Officer Scale-I Degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent

Preference will be given to those candidates having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information, Technology, management, Law, and Accountancy;

·         Essential proficiency in local language of the applicable RRBs

·         Knowledge of computer skills and general awareness will be an added qualification

2 Officer Scale-II

(General Banking Officer)

Degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.

Preference will be given to those candidates having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information, Technology, management, Law, and Accountancy.

2 years as an officer in a  Bank or in any Financial Institution
3 Officer Scale-II

(Specialist Officer)

Information Technology Officer

Degree from a recognized university in electronics/communication/ Computer Science / Information technology/ or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate-

Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc.

One Year
Chartered Accountant

Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountant of India

One Year
Law Officer

Degree in Law from a recognized University with 50% marks in aggregate.

 

Two years as an advocate or should have worked as law officer in Banks or Financial Institutions
Treasury Manager

Certified associate form the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or MBA in finance from a recognized university

 

One year
Marketing officer

MBA in marketing from a recognized Institute

 

One  Year
Agriculture Officer

degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture with 50% aggregate mark

Two years
4 Officer Scale-III Degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.

Preference will be given to the candidates having degree/ diploma in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Pisciculture, Agriculture, marketing and Co-operation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, and Accountancy

Minimum five years of experience as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions
5 Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent

·         Essential proficiency in local language of the applicable RRBs

·         Knowledge of computer skills

To know certain other useful details about the IBPS RRB 2018 eligibility criteria, click on the link below

IBPS RRB 2018 Eligibility Criteria

IBPS RRB 2018 Application From

With the release of the official IBPS RRB 2018 Notification, the application form was also released. There is a common form for applying for Office assistance and Officer grade exam. We have mentioned the step  that needs to consider while filling the form

  • Go to the official website www.ibps.in, click on the link CRP for RRBs, then go to CLICK HERE TO A
  • APPLY ONLINE as per your requirement.
  • Candidates need to upload signature and photograph while registering as a new user
  • Fill the application form
  • Pay the fees

The application fee is supposed to be paid online for which the details are:

  • Officer (Scale I, II & III)
    • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
    • Rs. 600/- for all others
  • Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
    • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.
    • Rs. 600/- for all others

The Applicants can read a detailed article about the application form for IBPS RRB Exam. Read more about the documents you should keep handy while filling the application form.

Application Form for IBPS RRB 2018

IBPS RRB 2018 Vacancies and Job Profile

There are more than 10,000 posts offered by the regional rural bank in IBPS RRB 2018. The posts that they are offering includes Agriculture officer, Marketing officer, Treasury officer, Law officer, Chartered Accountant, IT officer and General Banking Officer. The number of vacancies for various posts in RRBs is tabulated below:

Post No. of Vacancies
Officer Scale I 3312
Officer Scale II 1469
Officer Scale III 160
Office Assistant 5249
Total 10,190

Apart from the IBPS RRB 2018 notification, the applicants can read the detailed article about the vacancies in IBPS RRB 2018 to know more about the salary and the job profile.

IBPS RRB Salary and Job Details

IBPS RRB 2o18 Exam Centres

As per the IBPS RRB 2018 notification, there would be more than 300 centres across 28 cities. The nation-wide exam will take place all across the country. We have provided a list of the exam centres in 28 states as mentioned in the table below. Also, the applicants can refer to the detailed list of the exam centres by clicking on the button below.

IBPS RRB Exam Centres 2018

State Exam Center for Prelims Exam Center for Mains
Andhra Pradesh Ananthapur, Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Guntur, Kurnool, Vijayawada
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar, Naharlagun Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur Guwahati, Silchar

 

Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur

 

Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Raipur

 

Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar

 

Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Palwal, Yamuna Nagar

 

Ambala, Karnal, Kuruksehtra
Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una Baddi, Hamirpur, Shimla, Solan

 

Jammu & Kashmir Baramula, Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar Jammu, Srinagar

 

Jharkhand Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

 

Karnataka Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthpuram, Thrichur Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthpuram

 

Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur

 

Maharashtra Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara Aurangabad Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai Nagpur, Pune

 

Manipur Imphal Imphal
Meghalaya Ri-Bhoi, Shillong Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima Kohima
Odisha Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela, Sambalpur

 

Puducherry Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fategarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur Jalandhar, Mohali, Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur

 

Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Kanchipuram, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvallur, Thoothukodi, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar Chennai, Dindigul, Kanchipuram, Madhurai, Thiruvallur, Thiruchirapalli, Virudhunagar

 

Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal Hyderabad, Khammam

 

Tripura Agartala Agartala

 

Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Bulandhshaher, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow

 

Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee Dehradun
West Bengal Asansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri Greater Kolkata, Siliguri

IBPS RRB 2018 Exam Pattern

The recruitment process involves a series of online examinations for which the patterns are different depending on the post concerned. Following are the details of the IBPS RRB 2018 exam pattern:

Preliminary Exam Pattern – IBPS RRB 2018

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1. Reasoning 40 40 45 Minutes
2. Numerical Ability 40 40
Total 80 80

Mains Exam Pattern – IBPS RRB 2018

The mains exam, on the other hand, will have a different pattern. All the exams will be online, MCQ-based. Sectional and overall cutoffs will be applicable and negative marking will be in the form of 0.25 mark deduction for every wrong answer.

IBPS RRB 2018 Mains Exam Pattern for Officer Scale – I post

S. No. Section Question Marks
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50
2 General Awareness Paper 40 40
3 Numerical Ability Paper 40 50
4 A English Language Syllabus Paper 40 40
4 B Hindi Language Syllabus Paper 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Syllabus Paper 40 20
Total 200 200

IBPS RRB 2018 Exam Pattern for Officer Scale – II post

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50 Composite duration of

2 hours

2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Paper 40 40
4 A English Language Paper 40 40
4 B Hindi Language Paper 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
 Total 200 200

 

IBPS RRB 2018 Mains Exam Pattern for Officer Scale – III post

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50 Composite duration of

2 hours

2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Paper 40 40
4 A English Language Paper 40 40
4 B Hindi Language Paper 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
 Total 200 200

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IBPS RRB exam pattern 2018

IBPS RRB 2018 Selection Procedure

The Selection procedure remains the same for the IBPS RRB Exam. There would be no interview for the IBPS RRB Office assistance exam, but for officer grade, there would be an interview. The following table enlists the process of selection for each post advertised by the IBPS. Applicants can read the detailed article on the link provided below.

Post(s) Selection Process
Office Assistant Prelims and mains exam
Officer Scale-I Prelims, mains, and interview
Officers Scale II and III Single online exam and interview

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IBPS RRB 2018 Selection Procedure

IBPS RRB 2018 Syllabus

The IBPS RRB notification doesn’t mention any syllabus for the exam. However, it is seen that the questions are always asked from specific topics within each subject. The following table gives the section-wise syllabus for both prelims and mains examinations.

English Language Reasoning Ability  Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness  Computer Knowledge

 

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Paragraph Based Questions ( Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement)

 

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement, and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument)

 

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns)

 

  • Banking and Insurance Awareness
  • Financial Awareness
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies
  • Current Affairs
  • Static Awareness

 

  • History and Generation of Computers
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation
  • Computer Memory
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  • Computer Software
  • Computer Languages
  • Operating System
  • Computer Network
  • Internet
  • MS Office Suite and Shortcut keys
  • Basics of DBMS
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Computer and Network Security

 

To know more about the entire IBPS RRB syllabus, click on the following button:

IBPS RRB 2018 Syllabus

To know the details of the IBPS RRB English Syllabus, click on the link below:

English Syllabus – IBPS RRB

To know the details of the IBPS RRB Computer Syllabus

Computer Syllabus – IBPS RRB

To know the IBPS RRB Reasoning Syllabus

Reasoning Syllabus – IBPS RRB

IBPS RRB 2018 Admit Card

Candidates who have applied for IBPS RRB 2018 can download the admit cards/call letters from the official website of IBPS. According to IBPS RRB notification, Candidates are requested to download their call letters by following the procedure mentioned below:

  • go to the official website www.ibps.in
  • click on IBPS RRB mains call letter link
  • log in using your registration ID or e-mail ID and password/Date of Birth

You can also download the admit card by visiting our IBPS RRB admit card page. Or you can refer to the link provided below by, it has a direct link to download the IBPS RRB 2018 Admit Card.

IBPS RRB 2018 Admit Card

IBPS RRB 2018 Result

IBPS will release the results in two stages after completion of each level, i.e. prelims and mains. Candidates can check the result from the direct link to official IBPS website as and when the results are announced.

IBPS RRB 2018 Result

IBPS RRB 2018 Cutoff

The Selection in the IBPS RRB 2018, depends a lot on Cutoff for the exam. The IBPS RRB notification doesn’t give any clarity on the cutoff as of now. On the basis of our analysis, we have created an expected cut off list for the prelims and mains. Applicants can click on the button to read more about the expected cutoff of the exam. The following are the post-wise sectional cutoffs for Prelims stage:

IBPS RRB 2018 Result

Office Assistant Officer Scale-I
  • Quantitative Aptitude: 10.75
  • Reasoning: 12.75
  • Quantitative Aptitude: 7.0
  • Reasoning: 8.25

So, this was the details of the official IBPS RRB notification 2018. You can feel free to browse our website and get more such useful information about the exam.

Good luck!